BA (Hons) Business Management

Graduate Apprenticeship in BA (Hons) Business Management

The Graduate Apprenticeship in BA (Hons) Business Management is designed in collaboration with employers and aligned with industry needs.  It is the only Graduate Apprenticeship in Scotland that incorporates a pathway to Chartered Institute of Management (CMI) accreditation.

The programme aims to provide employers with graduates who have the relevant knowledge, skills and ethical awareness to succeed in a range of dynamic, modern, global business environments and make a positive contribution to society.

This programme is ideal for apprentices taking responsibility for long-term organisational success; managing people, projects, operations or services within their business and is accredited by the CMI.

Modules for this programme are detailed below:


BA (Hons) Business Management

Certificate LevelCredits Awarded
An Introduction to Personal and Professional Development 20
Fundamentals of Risk management 20
Foundations of Marketing 20
Fundamentals in Financial Management 20
International Economic Issues and Challenges 20
Law in Business 20

Diploma Level:

Consumer Behaviour 20
Essentials of Managing Human Resources 20
Ethics in Business and Society 20
Financial Management for Decision Makers 20
Management Issues and Concepts 20
Project Management and Risk 20
BA Business Management:  
Brand Management 20
Operations and Supply Chain Management 20
Digital Business and Marketing 20
Marketing Planning and Strategy 20
Managing People and Diversity 20
Research Methods in the Workplace 20
BA (Hons) Business Management:  
Work-Based Honours Project 40
Leading Organisations in a Changing Context 20
Management of Innovation and Creativity 20
Managing Sustainable Business Excellence 20
International Business Strategy 20



Typical entry requirements to year one of the Graduate Apprenticeship in BA (Hons) Business Management are:

SQA HIGHERS BBBB with Higher English and Nat 5 Maths

Annually, the Programme Board also considers competitive entry requirements based on Skills Development Scotland funded places and employer demand.